US vs Serbia Olympic Gold Basketball game

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by gwartney, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    I love seeing the pros play for nothing but honoring their country.

    Marv Albert looks like he may not live through the game.
     
    GoshGeeGolly likes this.
  2. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    BTW, this is the OFFICIAL thread.
     
  3. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

    Reputations:
    25,511
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    26,591
    Likes Received:
    13,927
    They've kinda sucked this year.

    They're still winning, but they're not really blowing teams out like the previous teams.
     
    Shivvy, gwartney and DarkFriday like this.
  4. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    Refs are calling fouls and travelling. That isn't good for the red white and blue.
     
  5. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday GORGO! Gold

    Reputations:
    634,995
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2011
    Messages:
    220,706
    Likes Received:
    168,902
    We should have sent The Harlem Globetrotters.
     
    GoshGeeGolly and gwartney like this.
  6. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    I think they'e been playing like they've already won. Plus the other teams are catching up a bit in talent.
     
    DarkFriday and PLZ callmeTED like this.
  7. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    Durant misses a free throw!
     
  8. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

    Reputations:
    25,511
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    26,591
    Likes Received:
    13,927
    Yeah, I think Paul George said something about thinking they were going to come in and run over every team.

    But, they haven't played together long enough, so there's no rhythm and, yeah, the other countries are getting way better.
     
    gwartney and DarkFriday like this.
  9. Mike

    Mike Secretary of Shirt Colors VIP

    Reputations:
    53,741
    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2012
    Messages:
    39,393
    Likes Received:
    22,711
    the blacks in blue and the whites in white
     
  10. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    Serbian dude just traveled under the basket and probably went out of bounds. Ball went to Serbia.
     
  11. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    I was wondering about that. Maybe they are trying to be polite to each other and team players instead of looking like they want to be a scoring hog. Lots of scoring potential out there. But what the hell do I know? :dontknow:
     
  12. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

    Reputations:
    25,511
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    26,591
    Likes Received:
    13,927
    :jj:

    I saw that too.
     
  13. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

    Reputations:
    25,511
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    26,591
    Likes Received:
    13,927
    They're not really running plays; mostly iso ball (see Kobe or Melo).

    And, their defense has been pretty shaky most games.

    Even, with Jimmy Butler, Paul George and Klay Thompson out there.
     
    gwartney likes this.
  14. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ Well-Known Member 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    166,957
    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2010
    Messages:
    49,233
    Likes Received:
    51,055
    I think it's the fugly puke green court that is throwing them off
     
  15. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,260
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    This team wasn't properly put together
     
  16. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    Durant steps up
     
  17. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

    Reputations:
    109,898
    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2010
    Messages:
    55,323
    Likes Received:
    31,036
    I think the ball is slightly smaller too.
     
  18. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,260
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    The nba should take notes on where the camera men are sitting
     
  19. PLZ callmeTED

    PLZ callmeTED National Treasure Gold

    Reputations:
    25,511
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2011
    Messages:
    26,591
    Likes Received:
    13,927
    You've got to consider that a lot of guys sat out due to injuries, rest, health concerns in Brazil or all three.

    This is like the JV squad more or less.
     
  20. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    328,125
    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    166,260
    Likes Received:
    99,676
    True. But they have no specialists. They just went down the list of players starting at #1 and asked if they wanted to play